Institutions Applied to Communities

Institutions including religion, government, economics, education, and family studies can be used to examine communities.

   

Institutions

Religion

Religion including particular religions, religious organization, religious practice, and religious belief can be used to examine communities.

Particular religions

Particular religions including Abrahamic religion, Asiatic religion, pagan religion, and secularism can be used to examine communities.

Abrahamic religion

Abrahamic religion including Christianity, Islam, and Judaism can be used to examine communities.

Christianity

Christianity including early Christianity, Catholicism, Protestantism, Orthocoxy, and Mormonism can be used to examine communities.

Early christianity can be connected. Catholicism can be connected. Protestantism can be connected. Orthodoxy can be connected. Mormonism can be connected.

Islam can be connected. Judaism can be connected.

Asiatic religion

Asiatic religion including Indian religion, East Asian religion, and Persian religion can be used to examine communities.

Indian religion

Indian religion including Buddhism, Hinduism, Sikhism, and Jainism can be used to examine communities.

Buddhism can be connected. Hinduism can be connected. Sikhism can be connected. Jainism can be connected.

East Asian religion

East Asian religion including Confucianism, Taoism, Japanese religion, and Korean religion can be used to examine commuinities.

Confucianism can be connected. Taoism can be connected. Japanese religion can be connected. Korean religion can be connected.

Persian religion

Persian religion including Zoroastrianism, Manicheanism, and Mithraism can be used to examine communities.

Zoroastrianism can be connected. Manicheanism can be connected. Mithraism can be connected.

Pagan religion

Pagan religion including Asian pagan, European pagan, African pagan, American Indian religion, and neopagan religion can be used to examine communities.

European pagan religion can be connected. Asian pagan religion can be connected. African pagan religion can be connected. American Indian pagan religion can be connected. Neopagan religion can be connected.

Secularism

Secularism can be used to examine communities.

Religious organization

Religious organization can be used to examine communities.

Religious practice

Religious practice can be used to examine communities.

Religious belief

Religious belief can be used to examine communities.

Government

Government including particular governments, govenment activity, government structure, and law can be used to examine particular cities.

Particular governments

Particular governments including international government, national government, and local government can be used to examine particular cities.

International government

International government including modern compacts, colonial empires, and traditional empires can be used to examine particular cities.

Modern compacts

Modern compacts including world government, regional organizations, special purpose organizations, and temporary alliances can be used to examine particular cities.

World government including the UN can be connected. Regional organizations can be connected. Special purpose organizations can be connected. Temporary alliances can be connected.

Colonial empires

Colonial empire including the British empire, the Spanish empire, the French empire, the Portuguese empire, the Dutch empire, and the Russian empire can be connected. A number of cities derive their importance from having been capitals of colonial empires.

The British Empire can be connected. The Spanish Empire can be connected. The French empire can be connected. The Portuguese empire can be connected. The Dutch empire can be connected. The Russian empire can be connected.

Traditional empires

European empires can be connected. Asian empires can be connected. Other empires can be connected.

National government

National government can be connected. Certain cities are capital cities, or seats of national government.

Local government

Local government can be connected.

Government activity

Government activity including state relations, administration, and succession can be used to examine particular cities.

State relations

State relations including warfare, diplomacy, and intelligence can be connected.

Warfare including particular wars, air warfare, naval warfare, and land warfare can be connected. Diplomacy can be connected. Intelligence can be connected.

Administration

Administration including security, taxation, public works and land, and welfare can be connected.

Security can be connected. Taxation can be connected. Public works and land can be connected. Welfare can be connected.

Succession

Succession including election, inheritance, appointment, and seizure can be connected.

Election can be connected. Inheritance can be connected. Appointment can be connected. Seizure can be connected.

Government structure

Government structure including government forms, executive systems, legislative systems, judicial systems, and political parties and interest groups can be connected.

Government forms can be connected. Executive systems can be connected. Legislative systems can be connected. Judicial systems can be connected. Political parties and interest groups can be connected.

Law

Law including international law, Western law, Asian law, and tribal law can be used to examine particular communities

International law can be connected. Western law can be connected. Asian law can be connected. Tribal law can be connected.

Economics

Economics including economic systems, industries, and economic activity can be used to examine particular communities.

Economic systems

Economic systems including economic system behavior, economic system types, networks, and firms can be used to examine particular communities.

Economic system behavior can be connected. Economic system types can be connected. Networks can be connected. Firms can be connected.

Industries

Industries including social and medical services, commercial and financial services, communications industries, transportation industries, building related industries, manufacturing and extraction industries, and food and agricultural industries can be used to examine particular communities.

Social and medical services including institutional services, personal and social services, and recreation and entertainment industries can be connected. Commercial and financial services including wholesale and retail merchandising, banking and credit, brokers and dealers, renting and leasing, and insurance can be connected. Communications industries including information services, computer services, electronic media, and print media can be connected. Transportation industries including transportation systems, aerospace transportation, water transportation, and land tranportation can be connected. Building related industries including accomodation, furnishings and equipment supply, construction, and building materials supply can be connected. Manufacturing and extraction industries including equipment manufacturing, nonmetallic product manfacturing, metal and mineral product manufacturing, utilities, and extraction can be connected. Food and agricultural industries including food service, food production, forestry, agriculture, and hunting and fishing can be connected.

Economic activity

Economic activity including consuption, distribution and exchange, and production can be used to examine particular communities.

Consumption can be connected. Distribution and exchange can be connected. Production can be connected.

Education

Education including school systems, educational organizations, cultural institutions, teaching, and research can be used to examine particular communities.

School systems

School systems including higher education, secondary education, primary education can be used to examine particular communities.

Higher Education can be connected. Secondary education can be connected. Primary education can be connected.

Educational organization

Educational organization including educational administration, faculty, students, and course material can be connected.

Educational administration can be connected. Faculty can be connected. Students can be connected. Course material can be connected.

Cultural institutions

Cultural institutions including performance venues, libraries and museums can be connected.

Performance venues can be connected. Libraries can be connected. Museums can be connected.

Teaching

Teaching can be connected.

Research

Research can be connected.

Family

Family including particular families, kinship, parenting, and marriage can be used to examine particular communities.

Particular families can be connected. Kinship can be connected. Parenting can be connected. Marriage can be connected.

History, sociology, institutions, culture, anthropology, personal studies, and science will be connected as the site develops.

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Created 13 Oct 2014 Last updated 19 Apr 2016